Category: WISE Environmental Huddle News


Daily Action: Please call or write County Exec Schuh and urge him to support the styrofoam ban.

Great news that the county council passed the ban! The votes were as follows: YES votes: Trumbauer, Smith, Grasso and Pruski. The NO votes were Peroutka, Fink and Walker. The Schuh Administration opposed the ban on styrofoam and the County…

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Daily Call to Action: Sign the Petition – No styrofoam in Anne Arundel County! Share on Facebook and email at least 10 friends.

Here are the links to the petition and Facebook: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/anne-arundel-county-eps?source=n.tw.p https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=trash%20free%20maryland Please spread this info far and wide in AA County. We NEED YOU to make this happen! Background Expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food packaging is a major component of…

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Student leaders take the pledge: Young people pledge to VOTE for Safety from gun violence; equality across race, gender and sexual orientation; and action on climate change

donate 60 seconds to change the world Hundreds of student leaders and valedictorians in 110 cities across the nation have raised their hands to donate 60 seconds of their commencement address to make a common pledge to vote on the…

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Daily Call to Action: County Executive Schuh does NOT support the styrofoam ban. Call or write today!

County Executive Steve Schuh does not support the Bill 48-18 banning EPS foam food containers. Let him know that this is not acceptable.  Anne Arundel County, with its 500 miles of shoreline relies on a clean and healthy watershed. Keep…

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Daily Call to Action – PLEASE sign this petition and share it to ban styrofoam in AA County.

Please sign and share: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/anne-arundel-county-eps?source=c.em&r_by=20167453 Expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food packaging is a major component of litter in Maryland’s waterways. Among the Chesapeake Bay’s tidal waters, the EPA has identified three regions of concern: Baltimore Harbor, the Anacostia River, and…

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Daily Call to Action: Call Councilman Jerry Walker and urge him to support styrofoam ban

Ask your County Council member Jerry Walker – Jerry Walker jerry.walker@aacounty.org 410-222-1401 and urge him to support Bill 49-18 Tell him why you want him to support thus bill, including your own experience with foam food container litter and marine pollution! Attach…

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Daily Call to Action: Call Councilman Pete Smith and urge him to support the ban on styrofoam

Ask your County Council member Pete Smith – 410-222-1401, peter.smith@aacounty.org– and urge him to support Bill 49-18 Tell him why you want him to support thus bill, including your own experience with foam food container litter and marine pollution! Attach…

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Daily Call to Action: 13 Ways to Create a Humane Backyard Turn your outdoor space into habitat for wildlife

13 Ways to Create a Humane Backyard Turn your outdoor space into habitat for wildlife Every day, more and more wildlife habitat is lost to the spread of development. Give a little back by creating a Humane Backyard. It doesn’t…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action: Support Anne Arundel bans on throw-away foam food containers to protect our waterways, the Bay, and marine life!  

    Help ban expanded polystyrene foam food containers in Anne Arundel County and their harmful impact on marine life by contacting the County Council (and your Annapolis Alderman) TODAY!  Bills have been introduced in the Annapolis City Council and…

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Daily Call to Action: Please come and support community solar in our County. Join Monica ‪on May 23rd‬!!!

Community solar needs your support. There is currently a countywide moratorium on solar projects in Anne Arundel County, which is putting several community solar projects on hold. If this moratorium continues, these projects may not get built and our state’s…

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